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Balding, premature graying tied to higher heart disease risk
Male-pattern baldness and premature greying are associated with a greater risk of heart disease before the age of 40 than obesity, according to a new study from India. Does this mean that doctors should be screening our hairline alongside traditional risk factors such as our weight and blood pressure? (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair loss causes: These FIVE unlikely factors could be triggering YOUR balding
HAIR loss in women can happen for a number of reasons, including because of pregnancy. What is the treatment? Is there a cure for alopecia? Hollyoak ’s Jennifer Metcalfe reveals how she tackled postpartum hair loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could early balding signal heart trouble in men?
Preliminary research looks at men's hair loss patterns for possible clues to future heart health (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Helping Cancer Patients Through the Trauma of Hair Loss Helping Cancer Patients Through the Trauma of Hair Loss
Hair loss has a significant and often underappreciated effect on cancer patients'quality of life. Experts provide tips for managing this common treatment toxicity.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Heart disease risk increased fivefold for bald and graying men
Young men under 40 years old may be more than five times more likely to develop coronary artery disease if they have male pattern baldness and gray hair. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart Disease Source Type: news

Premature baldness linked to heart disease risk
Premature greying and hair loss in males have been linked to a higher risk of heart disease, possibly influenced by differences in response to androgens, a study to be presented at the Cardiological Society of India’s annual conference suggests.BBC News (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 30, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Early baldness higher heart disease risk factor than obesity, says study
A study shows more men with heart disease were prematurely bald or grey than had other characteristics. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair loss: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
Are you worried about your hairline? ?In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Dawn Davis explains why the sooner you address your hair loss, the better. To listen, click the link below. Hair Loss (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 28, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the costs involved with a hair transplant?
In this article, we look at how hair transplants work and how much they tend to cost. We also examine other considerations and options for hair loss. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

Eleni Yiasemides on Female Pattern Hair Loss signs
According to an Australian company, only 45 per cent of women will keep a full head of hair. FEMAIL spoke to a dermatologist about ways to increase your hair's thickness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctor reveals the signs of Female Pattern Hair Loss
According to an Australian company, only 45 per cent of women will keep a full head of hair. FEMAIL spoke to a dermatologist about ways to increase your hair's thickness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Manage the menopause naturally without HRT
This article helps you identify some simple changes you can make almost immediately which will help you manage the menopause naturally. Hot flushes and night sweats are common symptoms. Eighty percent of menopausal women experience them. Many women feel embarrassed about hot flushes, but it’s not as obvious to everyone else as it may seem to you! Symptoms can be reduced by eating lots of plant foods, especially those rich in phytoestrogens, which help to rebalance your hormones naturally. Phytoestrogens are found in abundance in soya products, legumes, and in brassica vegetables, such as cauliflower, broccoli, Brusse...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - November 20, 2017 Category: OBGYN Authors: Susie Kearley Tags: Alternatives to HRT healthy diet menopause Source Type: news

Menopause symptoms: The SEVEN signs other than hot flushes that you might not know
MENOPAUSE is a natural part of the ageing process in women, and is usually indicated by hot flushes and night sweats. However, there are a number of other symptoms, such as allergies, brittle nails and hair loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Viagra On Demand Startup Roman Joins The Male-Targeted Medicine Bandwagon
Startups aim to end embarrassing doctor visits for men suffering from hair loss and premature ejaculation. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 6, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Zara Stone, Contributor Source Type: news

If You Think You've Been Losing More Hair Lately, This Is Probably Why
A seasonal pattern of hair loss has been long suspected; it’s been observed anecdotally and documented in previous small studies. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair Loss: Common Causes and Treatment Hair Loss: Common Causes and Treatment
This review summarizes common causes of, and diagnostic approaches to, nonscarring alopecia. How should each be managed?American Family Physician (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Best hair loss supplements: THESE vitamins and superfoods could prevent balding
HAIR loss is more common in the summer and autumn seasons than any other time of the year, a study has revealed. Supplements, avocados and oily fish could help to prevent balding. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegan diet warning: Beware THIS unexpected side-effect of SUDDENLY ditching meat and dairy
VEGAN diets continue to grow in popularity. However, suddenly removing meat, dairy and other animal products from meals could cause hair loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is vellus hair?
Can vellus hair become terminal hair? How much vellus hair is normal? What is the link between vellus hair and baldness? Find out in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hair loss most common in summer, fall
Hair loss is most likely to occur in the summer and fall months, a new study suggests. The findings may help to inform treatment efficacy for patients. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Baldness WARNING: Britons most at risk of balding in summer and autumn
HAIR loss is more common in summer and autumn than any other time of the year, and Brits are most at risk of suffering balding thanks to our positioning on the globe. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Hair transplant treatment for hair loss
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What is involved in a hair transplant, and how long does it last? How does this differ from hair plugs? I?m only 34 but have lost a lot of hair already and have tried hair-growth shampoo without much luck. ANSWER: A hair transplant is a form of skin graft that rearranges the [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 27, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

The top 10 medical disruptors of 2018
[Image from unsplash.com]Each year the Cleveland Clinic determines what the top 10 disruptors in healthcare will be for the following year. The criteria to be considered a disruptor or innovation is that it has to be innovative and could change care in a significant way in the next year. Approximately 150 to 200 Cleveland Clinic physicians from each of the institutes are interviewed for their suggestions of the top 10 innovations they think will be a disruptor. Venture capitalists and members of the media also get surveyed to consider the top innovation of the next year. From the large list, 300 to 400 suggestions are...
Source: Mass Device - October 26, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Cardiovascular Diabetes Diagnostics Hospital Care Implants mHealth (Mobile Health) Neuromodulation/Neurostimulation Oncology Patient Monitoring Pharmaceuticals Regenerative Medicine Artificial pancreas Cancer cholesterol Clevel Source Type: news

Nigeria:Ikudayisi - Adult Stem Cell Can Tackle Diabetes, Heart Diseases, Infertility
[This Day] David Ikudayisi, a Nigerian-American Specialist in regenerative medicine, is the Medical Director, Glory Wellness and Regenerative Centre. In this interview with Martins Ifijeh, he spoke on Adult Stem Cell Therapy as an emerging approach to tackling myriads of health challenges, including diabetes, heart issues, infertility, baldness, among others (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 26, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Hair loss WARNING: Britons most at risk of balding in summer and autumn
HAIR loss is more common in summer and autumn than any other time of the year, and Brits are most at risk of suffering balding thanks to our positioning on the globe. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PRP for hair loss
(Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)
Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - October 26, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

You ’re more likely to lose your hair in summer and autumn
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, said their findings confirmed the 'clinical suspicion' that the summer and fall seasons are associated with greater hair loss. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Balding breakthrough on the horizon? Scientists discover cells that trigger hair growth
(Natural News) Researchers from the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF) say that they have found a potential treatment for baldness. Their findings, which will be published soon in Cell, state that regulatory T cells, otherwise known as Tregs, play a role in hair growth. These immune cells are known for controlling inflammation but are now... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cure for alopecia and baldness as ‘stem cells’ RE-GROW hair
HAIR loss is being reversed with a new treatment that cures baldness, scientists say. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bald head cure? Hair loss could finally be REVERSED with new treatment, scientists claim
HAIR loss could be reversed with a new treatment that may cure baldness, scientists have claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baldness cure: Treatment for alopecia and baldness as ‘stem cells’ RE-GROW hair
HAIR loss is being reversed with a new treatment that cures baldness, scientists say. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diagnosis of common hair loss conditions
Hair loss can severely affect patients. Dr Anton Alexandroff describes the most common types of alopecia. (Source: GP Online Education)
Source: GP Online Education - October 18, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Common hair loss drug could slash risk of prostate cancer
EXCLUSIVE: South Korean scientists discovered men taking the male pattern baldness drug finasteride, used by US President Donald Trump, slashed their PSA levels by a third. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anti-baldness startup hopes to bring 'HAIR' to Wall Street as first Bay Area IPO of Q4
It is the first of at least four IPOs expected from the region before the end of the year. Here is a look at this latest offering, as well as a rundown on the ones before it in 2017 and the others that are expected. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Peruvian Journalist Reveals a Natural Recipe to Stop Hair Loss in His...
"Improve Your Health Naturally" introduces this new book which reveals how to prepare a homemade lotion that dramatically stops hair loss for men and women.(PRWeb October 11, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/stop-hair-loss-naturally/new-treatment/prweb14780890.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 11, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vegan diet warning: Ditching meat could lead to EARLY hair loss in men
VEGAN and vegetarian diets could accelerate hair loss in men, according to an expert, since meat contains vital iron that helps locks grow. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Company Uses Patients' Own Cells To Put An End To Baldness, Aging Skin And Tendon Degeneration
A Canadian company has developed first-of-their-kind cell therapies that will, they hope, treat conditions that now affect 1 in 3 Americans: pattern baldness, aging and sun-damaged skin, and chronic tendon degeneration. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 29, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robin Seaton Jefferson, Contributor Source Type: news

Women's Wellness: Hair loss for women
Thinning hair can be upsetting, especially for women. Many women will experience some degree of?hair loss?throughout their lives, and, unfortunately, it's often part of the aging process.?Treatments?to prevent or stop hair loss, while not perfect, help most women. In this Mayo Clinic Minute,?Dr. Lisa Drage, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, discusses treatment options for hair loss [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 28, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

5 Reasons Women Lose Their Hair
25 minutes ago ... 10 hairstyles that never age · Explore the full list of benefits available to you as an AARP Member; TELL US: Hair loss among women – what do ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - September 27, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Thyroid Screening Advised for Some Kids with Alopecia Areata
(MedPage Today) -- Those with atopy, Down syndrome, and familial history may be at increased risk (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - September 27, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Onion juice for hair growth: Does it work?
In the search for treatments for hair growth, onion juice has become a popular home remedy. We look at how onion juice may help prevent hair loss. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Hair Loss Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Title: Hair Loss Quiz: Test Your Medical IQCategory: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 3/8/2012 6:39:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2017 12:20:04 PM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 20, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to use rosemary oil for hair growth
With hair loss and thinning affecting over half of people aged over 50, natural remedies are becoming more popular. We look at rosemary for hair growth. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

FDA releases draft guidance on microneedling devices
The FDA yesterday released draft guidance covering microneedling devices and what it considers to be a medical device under its purview. Microneedling devices are often touted as treatments for acne, scars, stretch marks and to generally increase the elasticity and healthiness of skin. The devices and procedures are often meant to be performed at home or in cosmetic or plastic surgery centers. The federal watchdog laid out a number of treatment claims that, if made, would put such devices under its regulatory jurisdiction. The claims include treating scars, wrinkles and deep facial lines, cellulite and stretch marks, derma...
Source: Mass Device - September 15, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cosmetic/Aesthetic Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Source Type: news

Cochrane Skin Group celebrate 20 years of improving treatment of skin diseases
World-leading dermatologists and their patients are celebrating huge improvements in the treatment of skin diseases like skin cancer, psoriasis, and acne as theCochrane Skin Group marks its 20th anniversary this week.   The effects of the 120 plus published Cochrane Skin Reviews have been far-reaching and have had real impacts on patient care. These include skin cancer, skin allergies, and acne, blistering diseases, hair disorders like alopecia, fungal infections and psoriasis as well as tropical parasitic disea ses.The group is coordinated by the University of Nottingham ’s Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 12, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. Debuts New Scientific Data at the European Academy of Dermatology and Venerology Annual Meeting
Consumer sector demonstrates leadership with new research in areas such as skin microbiome, light therapy, anti-ageing and hair loss (Source: Johnson and Johnson)
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 11, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bullying and quality of life in pediatric alopecia areata - Christensen T, Yang JS, Castelo-Soccio L.
We report survey result... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

One beauty blogger fixed her hair loss from a break down
A beauty blogger has opened up about her experience with female hair loss. Melbourne-based Kimberly Nissen, 31, that it was her poor diet - following an episode of 'burnout' that caused it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Melbourne blogger fixed hair loss after mental breakdown
A beauty blogger has opened up about her experience with female hair loss. Melbourne-based Kimberly Nissen, 31, that it was her poor diet - following an episode of 'burnout' that caused it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GAIL PORTER's £495 eyebrow tattooing procedure 
Gail, 46, is staring at her new eyebrows – until now another casualty in her highly documented battle with alopecia. In 2005, her thick, caramel-coloured tresses fell out overnight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news